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Chicken Heat Stroke Treatment and 7 Shade Ideas for Your Flock

The temperature here has reached a blazing ninety one Fahrenheit in the Northeast, with oppressive humidity to match. It’s almost impossible to go outside without wilting. Chickens cannot sweat like us, so hot weather can be seriously problematic for them. Whilst they can acclimate to hot climates pretty well, they do not do well in […]

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5 Best Types of Chicken and Chick Brooders and Heaters

This is one of those chicken topics where everyone has an opinion, and their opinion is always right! Chicken coop heaters. Heating the coop has always been a source of endless discussion among chicken folk. Old-timers will tell you that you don’t have to heat the coop. However, there are occasions when heat is appropriate. […]

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Ducks In The Summer Heat

It’s the middle of summer, and it is boiling outside. Nobody wants to complain – after all, the bitter chill of winter is likely still fresh on your mind! – but there are some considerations you need to make when raising livestock, including ducks in the summer heat.  Ducks are enjoyable animals to raise, especially […]

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Heated Chicken Waterer: What’s Best for Your Flock?

It’s getting to be that time of year again when those of us in ‘the frozen North’ can all look forward to frozen drinking troughs and waterers and a trek through the snow to take fresh water to our flock. Wouldn’t it be nice if we didn’t have to do that trek several times a […]

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Muscovy Duck: Eggs, Facts, Care Guide and More…

The Muscovy duck is an unmistakable sight with its bright red caruncles. This unusual-looking duck has been kept for hundreds of years and is a staple for many indigenous peoples of South America, adding eggs and meat to their diet. Although originally a tropical bird, it has adapted well to various climates and can thrive […]

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The Complete Beginner’s Guide To Hatching Eggs

That time of year is almost upon us again – hatching season! Many of us get the hatching bug and long to hatch out some of our chicks – after all. They are very fuzzy, cute, and endearing. In our guide below, we cover everything you need to know about hatching eggs; from setting up […]

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The Definitive List of Chicken Treats: What Can Chickens Eat?

We all love to give our hens tidbits, but just what can chickens eat? I’m sure you’ve wondered what treats you can safely give to chickens, so we have put together this definitive list containing over 200 snacks. If you want to search for a specific snack you can use our tool below. Or you […]

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46 Beautiful DIY Chicken Coop Plans You Can Actually Build [Updated 2022]

So, you are planning to build your own chicken coop. Don’t panic. Take a deep breath! If you are concerned that you won’t be able to read the coop plans and be too technical, you are not alone. I cannot read and execute building plans to save my life, yet I have built a total […]

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Where to Buy Quail and What To Look For: A Guide for Beginners

Are you planning to raise quails? Well, the first question that will probably pop in your mind is, “where to get quails in the first place?” There are many things to consider when raising quails. It’s not just about knowing where you can buy quails, but also about what to look for. Would you rather […]

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Common Duck Diseases and How To Prevent Them

Ducks are susceptible to a variety of diseases, some of which can be quite serious. In this blog post, we’ll take a look at the most common duck diseases and their symptoms and treatments. So if you’re a duck owner, it’s important to be familiar with these diseases so that you can quickly identify any […]

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